Nikos Salingaros

Nikos A. Salingaros is Professor of Mathematics at the University of Texas in San Antonio, as well as a noted architectural theorist and urbanist and a consultant on biophilic design and human-scale urbanism. He is co-winner of the 2018 Clem Labine Award from Traditional Building magazine.

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Why we hug the edge of open spaces: Campus design, part 7

Fundamental sensory mechanisms determine how we walk in relation to built structures. This physiological basis must inform the design of pedestrian campus circulation.
NIKOS SALINGAROSJUL. 26, 2018

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Car-pedestrian interactions and the parking ribbon: Campus design, part 10

Giant surface parking destroys the geometrical coherence and pedestrian connectivity of a campus. The solution lies in limiting the width of the parking without reducing the number of parking spaces.
NIKOS SALINGAROSAUG. 23, 2018